Florida environmentalists seek to destroy bass fishing with dam removal

Environmentalists have revived a decades-old controversy in north Florida by filing a lawsuit in hopes of removing Rodman dam. According to WJXT out of Jacksonville, environmentalists allege that the permit to run the dam that was supposed to be issued in 2010 has not been renewed. Therefore, the dam must be removed. Ultimately, the reason… Read More Florida environmentalists seek to destroy bass fishing with dam removal

Obama outlaws fishing at Cape Cod, bankrupts area commercial fishing

With the stroke of a pen President Barack Obama announced today he will outlaw commercial fishing in an area of Cape Cod by designating 5000 square miles of the Atlantic Ocean off of the Cape Cod coastline. According to Masslive, commercial fishermen are livid, while environmentalists are ecstatic. The designation applies to an area close to Georges Bank,… Read More Obama outlaws fishing at Cape Cod, bankrupts area commercial fishing

Greenpeace releases pseudo “rank and spank” restaurant ranking campaign

Seafood News reports Greenpeace released its first report on Food companies use of seafood. However, the list only praises 3 out of 14 companies (Sodexo, Compass, and Aramark) and those were the only ones who agreed to speak with Greenpeace and earned passing grades. However, it hasn’t stopped Greenpeace from attacking the Thai Union Group’s… Read More Greenpeace releases pseudo “rank and spank” restaurant ranking campaign

Oregon environmentalists approve of killing endangered salmon

Oregon environmentalists are outraged at the federal government for conducing a campaign to kill seabirds in order to protect endangered salmon. Maine News states over 1,000 cormorant birds have been killed and about 5,000 nests have been destroyed. The culling campaign will continue until October when the birds leave the area as part of their… Read More Oregon environmentalists approve of killing endangered salmon

Hunt lions to save lions

Terry Anderson of the Property and Environment Research Center (PERC) joins John Stossel to discuss why hunting bans are detrimental to humans and animals. The controversy surrounding the unfortunate death of Cecil the lion is discussed. NOTE: The photograph is a sculpture of an Assyrian royal lion hunt.

Greenpeace threatens Walmart with harassment over seafood policy

Greenpeace has released a report entitled Carting Away the Oceans (aka CATO) that rates supermarkets that are up to the group’s sustainable seafood standards. Fish Info Services (FIS) states the paper praises Whole Foods, Wegmans, Hy-Vee and Safeway while condemning Roundy’s, Publix, A&P and Save Mart. Costco and Target offer their own brand of seafood… Read More Greenpeace threatens Walmart with harassment over seafood policy